Jameis Winston is a football quarterback from the USA. He plays in the NFL (National Football League) for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has been playing from a very young age and has also played college football at Florida State University. Winston has won many accolades and has created several records. He has also been a subject of many controversies in the past. Keep reading to know more about net worth of Jameis Winston in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Jameis Lanaed Winston is the son of Antonor and Loretta Winston. He was born on 6 January 1994, in Bessemer, Alabama.
He went to Hueytown High School and was active in baseball and football. Later, he attended the Florida State University.
Jameis Winston is currently in a relationship with Breion Allen. In 2013, he was involved in a sexual assault allegation. He is also accused of shoplifting incidents as well as for making vulgar comments. In 2017, the quarterback was involved in a groping allegation.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jameis Winston played for the Florida State University in 2013 and 2014. During that, he went on to win several awards and trophies like Archie Griffin Award, Sporting News Player of the Year, Orange Bowl champion, and many others. He made a total of 65 passing touchdowns, 562 passes, and 7,964 yards,
He also played baseball and made 32 strikeouts with a batting average of .208. In the 2015 NFL Draft, Winston was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In November that year, he made five touchdowns when playing against Philadelphia Eagles. That season, he also made into the Pro Bowl.
He made an impressive performance in the 2016 season. That year, he played 16 games and made 4,090 yards with 28 touchdowns and 345 passes. In the 2017 season, Winston suffered a shoulder injury and left the game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Winston finished that season with a total of 11 interceptions, 19 touchdowns, and 3,504 passing yards. In April 2018, his contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was further extended for another five years.
Awards & Achievements:
Jameis Winston has won the Manning Award in 2013. In that same year, he won the Walter Camp Award, Heisman Trophy, and Davey O’Brien Award. He was also named as the Associated Press College Athlete of the Year in 2013. In 2015, he was named as the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. He is the BCS National Champion of 2013.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Jameis Winston is more than $25 million. He began his career at an early age to inherit this net worth. In his rookie season with the Buccaneers, his contract was worth $23.35 million. It is expected that he will be signing a contract with the Buccaneers worth $20.6 million in May 2018. The said amount could be higher and will be for a period of five years. There can be a huge increase in his net worth in the coming years as he is still very young.
Jameis Winston has been a very successful football player right from his college days. He went on to win many awards and was the first overall pick in the NFL Draft of 2015. We can expect him to perform even better in the future.